Summer Day Camps and Mini-camps
PRAIRIE HILL offers nature-centered day camp programs for children ages 6-15 and mini-camps for ages 3-6) on our historic farm, just seven miles south of Lincoln, Nebraska.
Suzuki Violin & Music Variety Camp
Suzuki Violin - players from ages 3-15 are welcome to come play in the prairie with us! Small group lessons will take place throughout the day from experienced violin instructors and tutors. Prior experience with violin needed. Pony riding, gardening, and exploring on the farm are also a part of the experience. Half day or full day options are available for this session.
Music Variety - singing, dancing, percussion and more will fill this camp! Explore different music genres and ways of expressing oneself with this playful approach to becoming more engaged with music. No experience necessary.
Lessons From the Four Winds
Learn more about Native American culture in this two week session that is led by Michael Wolfe. He will share his heritage through a variety of games, artwork, clothing, dance, language, music, legends and story-telling, food gathering, horse culture, and more!
Survival and Awareness -- with BJ Spring
June 27 - July 1
One of PRAIRIE HILL's favorite camps, campers will develop their skills in nature through fox-walking, building primitive shelters, awareness and sensory exercises, basket/rope making, and much more . . .
Stretch, Sketch, and Savor
This two-week camp will be full of art, yoga, and cooking experiences. With a bountiful garden for creating mouthful masterpieces, mind + yoga body awareness, and opportunities for making art to inspire humanity - we think this camp will encourage us all to be more connected and creative.
July 25 - August 5
This two-week camp will be led by veterinarian, Dr Brittney Riley. It will include plenty of hands on opportunities to learn interesting facts about animals through inquiry and exploration. Campers will come away with more appreciation and experience with all kinds of animal life.
Mini-camps for children ages 3-6
June 14-23, July 12-21
Each two-week session consists of six wonder-filled days (Tuesday-Thursday, Tuesday-Thursday). Your child will enjoy a rich, natural PRAIRIE HILL experience through gardening, leisurely walks in the pasture, egg-gathering, pony rides, building shelters in the woods, singing, stories, and much more. A lunch from home will taste delicious in the shade of our picnic area!
Camp PRAIRIE HILL Daily Schedule *
- 9:00 a.m. Drop-off: greeting and getting ready for the day
- 9:15 a.m. Circle Time: flag raising, songs, movement games
- 9:30 a.m. Garden Time/Nature Walk
- 10:15 a.m. Pony Rides
- 11:15 a.m. Lunch Preparation/Story Time
- 11:30 a.m. Picnic Lunch
- 12:15 p.m. Prepare for Pickup (12:30 p.m.)
|9:00 a.m.||Drop-off: greeting and getting ready for the day|
|9:15 a.m.||Circle Time: flag raising, songs, movement games|
|9:30 a.m.||Garden Time/Nature Walk|
|10:15 a.m.||Pony Rides|
|11:15 a.m.||Lunch Preparation/Story Time|
|11:30 a.m.||Picnic Lunch|
|12:15 p.m.||Prepare for Pickup (12:30 p.m.)|
*Schedule may vary depending on more time devoted to . . . watching a caterpillar crawl across a leaf . . . feeling the morning breeze in the meadow . . . picking juicy cherries in the orchard . . . enjoying a longer ride on Dolly, the Shetland . . . or, well . . . you get the idea. All camps at PRAIRIE HILL include daily pony riding, gardening, singing, walks in the pasture, animal care, story-telling, snacks, picnics, and more. Call for more information. Please join us for a family picnic on Friday evening on June 17th, July 15th and July 29th.